pagan anthroposophy redux

pagan anthroposophy redux Amanda Nabas Silva Santos said of an earlier post, that they stopped reading at “pagan anthroposophy”. The term “pagan” was used by early “Christians” to assert that the goddess mysteries were less than their mysteries. “Paganism is a term first used pejoratively in the fourth century by early Christians for people in …

the myth of the mutating virus

We are hearing a lot of the mutating virus, and the dangers of these variants. Is there something happening that is less worrisome? One of the beliefs of the religion of scientific materialism (all is matter, there is no spirit), is that physical reality as made up of “parts”. In the mysteries of time, aka: …

pagan anthroposophy

Pagan Anthroposophy – what is happening beneath the surface textures and riddles, among the unelected leadership of the Society. Down in the caves, dancing in the moonlight. Where did Christ go on Saturn-day? I just opened an email, which contained “Anthroposophy World Wide – what is happening in the Anthroposophical Society” I am tempted to …

Early Meetings with the Mother

Early Meetings with the Mother In the beginning I only had an idea of the Mother. My friend, Stephen Clarke, from my days on the Ark, spoke of Her, sharing that through what he called “belly clairvoyance” he visited with Her and Her Court on a regular basis. It was like having tea and conversation, …

an offering to Stuart Weeks and the Center for American Studies at Concord, on “Thanksgiving”

My name is Joel A. Wendt. I have been a devote of the Holy Mother ~!~ Earth Mother for five decades. This is why, on my blog http://thecollectiveimagination.com I refer to myself as a “white-privileged, Christian, son of Montana, American citizen, shaman, and professional heretic.” Obviously there is some irony in the idea of “white-privileged, …

dancing with aristotelians

joel a. wendt, “white-privileged, Christian, son of Montana, American citizen, shaman, and professional heretic”, would like to add to the above – another, yet complimentary point view. Even Steiner recognized the paradoxical nature of much of existence. Right now anthroposophical thought is dominated by an Aristotelian point of view. This Way typically likes to name …

A Confession of Anthroposophical Arrogance – and Post-Covid23x Structural Riddles

A Confession of Anthroposophical Arrogance – and Post-Covid23x Structural Riddles, by Joel A. Wendt, “white privileged, Christian, son of Montana, American citizen, shaman, and professional heretic”. Since I first met Steiner in 1978 through his books, I have devoted myself to that work. That is over four decades of labor and love. Tragically, I had …

Familiar Spirits, and the Education of a Shaman

Familiar Spirits, and the Education of a Shaman Here is a link to a Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Familiar Caution, this is very personal, and collects into one essay material spread throughout my other writings. It will seem like a brag, yet I believe it is more accurate to see my soul and spirit as possessing natural …